Sport Club Facility and Reserve Information

Sport Club Facility and Reserve Information

The City of Armadale understands the importance of community sport and supports this by providing facilities and active reserves for Sports Clubs to operate from.

As the City grows so does the demand on the reserves and facilities and it becomes increasingly important for us to be aware of fixtures and in-season functions as early as possible to meet both club and community need.

Season dates for 2018-2019

Summer season: 1 October 2018 - 25 March 2019
Winter season: 9 April 2019 - 15 September 2019

Maintenance periods

Spring Maintenance Period

17 September – 30 September 2018 at the following grounds:

  • Morgan Park 
  • John Dunn (all ovals)
  • Bob Blackburn Reserve
  • Springdale Reserve
  • Harrisdale (Main oval)
  • Creyk Park Reserve
  • Cross Park Reserve 
  • Frye Park Reserve
  • Gwynne Park
  • Karragullen Oval
  • Piara Waters Oval
  • Rushton Park Reserve
  • William Skeet

24 September – 7 October 2018 

  • Harrisdale Primary School Oval
  • Harrisdale High School Oval

5 November – 18 November 2018 

  • Alfred Skeet Reserve
  • Palomino Reserve

Line marking on reserves

Ground markings, layout and dimensions of playing areas are the responsibility of the hirer. Line Markings on grass are to be in water based paint only and used in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations and appropriate safety measures. If you have any questions regarding the correct paint to use please call the City's Club Development Officer on 9394 5461.

Failure to comply with the conditions of hire will result in the policy below being enforced:

The City reserves the right to cancel any seasonal or regular booking where it has been determined that the Hirer has either breached the Conditions of Hire, has outstanding hire fees for 60 days or when the Hirer has accessed the facility outside of allocated hire times without prior permission.

In exercising its rights, the City will:

  • Issue a first warning in writing to the Hirer in regard to the non-compliance/s.
  • Suspend use for a period of up to one month in the event of a second non-compliance.
  • Cancel the booking in the event of a third non-compliance.

The Hirer will have the right of appeal in accordance to the Local Government Property Law (clause 7.1).

Training and support for Committees

In partnership with the Department of Sport and Recreation, the City has a Club Development Officer to provide recreation clubs with support, education, training and networking opportunities. The officer can assist you with:

  • Starting a new club.
  • Constitutions.
  • Becoming incorporated.
  • Grant applications.
  • Business planning.
  • Marketing and sponsorship.
  • Running effective committees.
  • Mediation.
  • Club Financial management.

Other training sessions offered include:

  • Sports taping.
  • Nutrition presentations.
  • Healthy Club Checklists.
  • Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor.

The City also collaborates with neighbouring Local Governments to provide Club conferences and training. To keep up to date with relevant events and training register to receive our Club Development newsletter at info@armadale.wa.gov.au.

Grants

The City of Armadale offers two rounds of Community Grant Funding of up to $1000 annually. Sports clubs can apply for this grant once every three years for equipment and volunteer training.

Individuals chosen to represent the State can also receive a donation of $150; email a copy of a letter from your State Sporting Association acknowledging your success, along with your personal details to info@armadale.wa.gov.au.

Clubs can also access grant opportunities through:

Fees and Charges Explained

When completing your seasonal booking forms you need to select whether you are booking for:

  • Training and matches - up to 2 training sessions per week and fixtured games.
  • Matches only - fixtured matches only.
  • training only - up to 2 training sessions per week.

These allocations are made where the reserve allows, for example some reserves are at capacity and a second training may have to be offered at an alternative site.

Planning a large event at our facilities

If you are planning a large event in the City of Armadale (above 200 people) a number of things need to be considered prior to the day including:

  • Has a Traffic Management plan been thought out?
  • Will your event be selling food?
  • Has Risk Management been taken into account?

Please click here for further information to ensure your event is as successful as possible on the day.